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From a program recorded on January 25, 1990, Charles Amirkhanian interviews the Chinese American composer, baritone saxophonist, and political activist, Fred Ho about a scheduled performance of his ballet “A Song for Manong”. A Harvard educated sociologist turned composer, Fred Ho’s music has been heavily influenced by the music of John Coltrane and Charlie Mingus as well as the politics of the Black Panther Party and the plight of American immigrants. In this brief interview he talks to...
Topics: KPFA-FM, Morning Concert Series, Interview and Music, Jazz, Fred Ho
Folkscanomy: Fringe and Off-Center
by Paul Beckman (Palu Rainbow Song)
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In my first enquiry about, I spoke with Laurel.  She explained what it was about and helped orientate me on the website.  In gratitude and appreciation for her kindness, I created this song (freestyle, acapella).  Laurel liked it so much, she asked me to email so she could share the song with her associates.  I explained to her that in the future I will probably have more songs there than anyone because I'm very prolific and am confident it will be so.  After the...
Topics:, Laurel, Paul Beckman, Palu Rainbow Song